Wilson Center News

Analysis of President Obama’s announcement regarding the release of Alan Gross and the future of U.S.-Cuba relations

Dec 31, 2014
The announcement by President Obama of the release of U.S. contractor Alan Gross together with a long-imprisoned intelligence asset is welcome news. Their incarceration, along with the even greater numbers of Cubans who have been jailed in Cuba for trying to exercise their rights to freedom of speech and assembly, has long been a stumbling block in the relationship.

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A Comprehensive Counter-Terrorism Strategy

Jul 01, 2004
The U.S. faces a generational threat from catastrophic terrorism. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton outlines a long-term, comprehensive counter-terrorism strategy.

Scholar Researches Albanian-U.S. Relations

Jul 01, 2004
Albanian Scholar Hamit Kaba discusses the history of Albanian-U.S. relations and his country's prospects for the future.

The Hard Work of Democracy

Jun 30, 2004
In this director's forum, Secretary of the Navy, the Honorable Gordon England recounted a broader historical perspective of Iraq, his personal reflections on how the U.S. government can best respond to today's changed security environment, and the specific steps the U.S. Navy is taking to combat terrorism.

Wilson Center Awards Inaugural Pakistan Scholarship

Jun 29, 2004
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, in collaboration with the Fellowship Fund for Pakistan (FFFP), a charitable trust based in Karachi, today announced the appointment of Dr. Ayesha Siddiqa as the Wilson Center's inaugural Pakistan scholar. Dr. Siddiqa will spend nine months in residence at the Wilson Center, carrying out research and writing on a project titled "Military Inc.: The Political Economy of Militarization in Pakistan."

CWIHP in the News: James G. Hershberg on "Just Who Did Smash Communism?"

Jun 27, 2004
Former CWIHP director James G. Hershberg published an Op-ed on the end of the Cold War in the 27 June 2004 issue of the Washington Post (page B01). Read the article and the "Live Chat" on washingtonpost.com.

The Wilson Quarterly

Afghanistan

Kubra in her workshop. (Photo by Justin Sutcliffe/Polaris)

As the U.S. prepares to withdraw from the longest war in its history, a look at the lives changed, promises made, and ideas shaped by war in Afghanistan.

Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.